Favourite Trees

Tree Information: ID 531

  • Species: Pedunculate Oak
    (Quercus robur)
  • Council: Epping Parish: Epping
  • Form: MaidenStatus:Veteran Tree
  • Girth: 4.07mHeight:15-20Age:1750-1800
  • Context: Stream
  • TPO number: Veteran Tree No.:VT E004
  • Grid Ref: TL 45405 02538
  • Accessibility: Public - open access
  • Nominator: Martin McCleary
  • Date Entered: 03 Dec 2006
  • Photograph©Date taken:

Reason for nomination:

  • "Because it's the favourite tree of Gilbert Graty. Gilbert was one of the first to realise the potential of the area (we now know as Swaines Green) as a place of outstanding quailty for wildlife and people to enjoy. He along with Bill Booth put the wheels in motion which eventually led to the area being purchased for the people of Epping to enjoy." Martin McCleary

Remarks & Tree condition:

  • This tree stands in an area of developing woodland in Forties Field, Swaines Green. There is open access over the land which is owned and managed in partnership between The Friends of Swaines Green, the City of London and Epping Town Council.
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